As soon as the great National Winter Ales Festival moved to pastures new, the diary was filled with the newly minted
The Independent Manchester Beer Convention is a beer festival for independent breweries featuring craft beer - rather than real ale - at the centre of
A few weeks ago Mrs DM got a sniff of a beer promo event locally, organised by Sainsbury's for people with Nectar Cards.
The Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) had its second beer festival this weekend - and I got an all expenses paid evening there - thanks to Helen, Nik, Aidan & Gillian for that!
Three men try to rob a pub approaching closing time in my local area of Timperley, Greater Manchester. Regulars & staff have a go & send the robbers packing. One leaves a shoe behind.
There has been a lack of activity on this site for a few weeks mainly due to me moving house & now having a dependent that means I have limited opportunities to go out.
An open plan dark wood & floor tiles pub with 11 real ales on tap. Most of the ales were new to me, and all the ones we had were in fine condition.
A sports telly dominated pub with 3 real ales on tap. Friendly enough, but clearly a locals pub. The Golden Pippin from Copper Dragon was excellent, as was the Deuchars IPA
Due to family commitments I couldn't make the usual Saturday afternoon session at NWAF, so I had a preview at the Wednesday evening session w